The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 26 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.36% 1.80% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 1.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 103 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.64% 92.79% 99.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 69
Average daily rate £350 £354 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.06 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Shropshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (80.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft